Coaching clients

Help Coaching Clients Set Goals

As a wellness coach, you’ll probably be presented, by one of your existing or potential coaching clients, with a picture of a supermodel which is accompanied by: “I need to look like this in two weeks because I’m going to a tropical island. Can you help me?” Although you’d love to help her or her, […]

What Does A Good Diet Look Like?

Gone are the days (hopefully) of diet fads. For example, juice or soup fasts, eating only once or twice a day, cutting carbohydrates completely, eating only fruits and vegetables… The list goes on! The industry has evolved and people are starting to educate themselves, trying to understand what makes a good diet. For that, there are nutritional […]

Why you should become a personal trainer

Ever Considered Becoming a Personal Trainer?

Some people just seem to have a knack for fitness. Becoming a personal trainer is a no-brainer for them. This is because they understand the power and capabilities of the human body. They ‘get’ the huge amout of energy and ability it requires to turn health into a worthwhile and fulfilling career. If you have ever wondered […]

How to avoid exercise burnout

Five signs you’re suffering from exercise burnout

Committing to an exercise routine  – and sticking to it – feels great! You feel energised, you’re lean and fit, your self-esteem is flying high… And before you know it, you’re just a little bit addicted to your workouts. That can’t be bad, can it? The quick answer is: Yes, it is bad. The routine […]

Nutrition knowledge is important for personal trainers. Find out why.

Why It’s Crucial For Personal Trainers to be Clued up on Nutrition

The strong link between nutrition and health has been known for a long time. Hippocrates, the father of modern medicine, is famed for having said: “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” This is why personal trainers – as custodians of their clients’ health and wellness – need to know what food […]

the benefits of creatine

Is Creatine Necessary?

Creatine is an amino acid that is naturally produced in the kidneys and liver. It is also found in meat and fish. This amino acid has been in the limelight since the 1990s as a nutrition supplement that does the following: Enhances athletic performance, and Increases physical power and strength. Therefore, it is responsible for building more […]

#TeamTrifocus brand ambassador, Olaf Birkner

#TeamTrifocus Athlete: Olaf Birkner

  Olaf Birkner is a South African athlete, online coach and a #TeamTrifocus brand ambassador. We catch up with him to find out how Trifocus Fitness Academy has helped him in his fitness career. Olaf was handpicked by Trifocus Fitness Academy when they spotted him in the SA Arnolds Model Fitness Competition in 2016. Since then, he has been […]

How to get the best running results

9 Tips For Better Running Results

When it comes to long-distance running – whether you are running for yourself, or professionally – not everyone is naturally a great runner. Being a great runner has a lot to do with genetics, the make-up of your muscle fibres (slow versus fast twitch), and of course personal training and nutrition. Some of these key […]

#TeamTrifocus brand ambassadar Manuela Incendiario

#TeamTrifocus Brand Ambassador: Manuela Incendiario

  Accomplished member of #TeamTrifocus, Manuela Incendiario is a professional fitness trainer as well as a nutritional, online and vegan coach. We catch up with Manuela to find out more about her vegan lifestyle as well as her journey so far with Trifocus Fitness Academy. Manuela’s Basic Stats: Age: 37 Height: 1.75m Weight: 64kg Occupation/Profession: […]

Why you should be taking protein powders

The Truth About Protein Powders

You will have heard a lot about protein powders. There has been a lot written in nutrition and fitness courses about – for example – the benefits, possible side effects, how these can assist you in reaching your goals. A lot of scientific research has also been done to determine if protein powders are good or bad […]

What is takes to become a personal trainer

3 simple steps to becoming a top personal trainer

There are loads of jobs in the fitness industry. Gym instructor, fitness trainer, Yoga teacher, swimming coach, Pilates instructor… The list in endless! However, the ultimate job in the fitness industry is – without a doubt – being a personal trainer. Why do we say this? Read on to find out… What is a personal trainer? […]

What motivational factors do you need to take into account as a personal trainer

What Motivational Factors You Should Take into Consideration When Training a Client

There are a few vitally important elements that make up a successful client-trainer relationship: your knowledge as a personal trainer; your client’s willingness to change, work hard, take action and trust you to help them get to their goal; the training environment; your attitude and your motivational skills. One of the most important of these […]

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